Dietary sources

Human Nutrition 3(3+0)
Lesson 27 : Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin, Pyridoxal and Pyridoxamine)

Dietary sources

Vitamin B6 occurs in foods in the form of pyridoxine, pyridoxal and pyridoxamine.
  1. Rich sources: Dried yeast, rice polishings, wheat germ and liver are rich sources.

  2. Good sources: Whole cereals, legumes (pulses), oilseeds and nuts, egg, milk, meat and fish and green leafy vegetables are good sources.

  3. Fair sources: Milled cereals and their products, roots, tubers, other vegetables and fruits are fair sources.

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